Seventeen year old Haitian American Victoria Duval scored her first victory in the main draw of a Grand Slam, and it was an impressive one. She beat 2011 U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in a stressful battle of nerves.
“I think I played amazing today,” she said. “It was incredible. The whole match was just really an incredible match and I’m happy I pulled through.”
The former US Open champion was on the ropes in the third set, with Duval serving for the match up 5-4. But Stosur fought off two match points before Duval’s forehand winner buried the Aussie. Continue Reading →